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Don Durbridge with the best of Radio 2 selected from last week's programmes.
Written by KEITH HOWELL
Producers JOHN BILLINGHAM and COLIN CHANDLER

Contributors

Unknown:
Don Durbridge
Written By:
Keith Howell
Producers:
John Billingham
Producers:
Colin Chandler

Jimmy Edwards in The Stately Homes oj England A regal romp with Julian Orchard Joan Sanderson Ronald Baddiley John Baddeley and Jonathan Scott
Written by ANDREW PALMER Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Sunday 7.2 pm 247m, VHF, and 202m Scotland) (Julian Orchard is in ' Banana Ridge ' at the Savoy Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
Julian Orchard
Unknown:
Joan Sanderson
Unknown:
Ronald Baddiley
Unknown:
John Baddeley
Unknown:
Jonathan Scott
Written By:
Andrew Palmer
Producer:
Edward Taylor
Unknown:
Julian Orchard

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Presented by Desmond Lynam from Aintree
1.30; 2.0; 2.30; 3.0; 4.59; 5.40* The Grand National
Sport on 2 brings you the unique atmosphere of Aintree on the day of the world's greatest steeplechase, The Grand National. JUDITH CHALMERS talks to the personalities, and you can hear commentary on the race by PETER BROMLEY in the Grandstand, with MICHAEL SETH-SMITH , MICHAEL O'HEHIR and DEREK THOMPSON out on the course.
In all, Sport on 2 will bring you commentary on three races:
2.0 Sun Ratings Steeplechase (2m)
2.35 Templegate Hurdle (2m 54f)
2.15 News of the World Grand National (44m)
Plus results from the other meetings throughout the afternoon; classified check at 5.40*
1.30; 2.40; 3.45; 3.55; 5.0; 5.45* Football League Special
Exclusive live commentary on one of the top matches; score flashes throughout the afternoon from five other grounds; scores and results as they come in, with classified checks at 5.0 and 5.45*
1.30; 2.40; 3.35; 4.50; 5.25*
Knock-Out Cup Rugby Featuring the semi-finals of the John Player Cup:
London Welsh v Gosforth Waterloo v Saracens
One of the most exciting days of the rugby season with the four remaining clubs hoping for a place in the final at Twickenham in two weeks' time. Reports on both matches during the afternoon, and in rugby round-up at 5.25*
2.20; 5.30*
World Championship Tennis
Sixteen of the world's top men players have been competing this week in the WCT Tournament at London's Earls Court. GERALD WILLIAMS talks to some of them, and looks ahead to this evening's semi-finals.
Plus news of the Fourth Test between West Indies and Pakistan in Port of Spain. PHIL KING reports on the World Table Tennis Championships at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. News of the Lucas British Open Squash Championships at Wembley. And in Motor Racing, a look-ahead to tomorrow's us Grand Prix at Long Beach.
(Reports on Radio 2 tomorrow:
10.2 pm, 11.2 pm and 12.5 am)
And at 5.0*
Sports Report
Classified football at 5.0 and
5.45*; reports and comments on the top football stories of the day; the personalities making the news: Rugby Round-Up at 5.25*; Motor Sport at 5.30*; classified racing results at 5.40*
Timetable:
1.39 News/prospects from all featured events
2.0 The Aintree Scene, including the 2.0 race
2.20 Tennis
2.30 Racing from Aintree
2.40 Football/Rugby
3.0 The Grand National
3.35 Football/Rugby
3.45 Football half-times
3.55 Football commentary
4.42 First Football results
4.50 Rugby/Racing
5.0 Sports Report
5.25 Rugby Round-up
5.30 Motor Sport/Tennis
5.40 Classified Racing/Football
Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production

Contributors

Presented By:
Desmond Lynam
Talks:
Judith Chalmers
Unknown:
Peter Bromley
Unknown:
Michael Seth-Smith
Unknown:
Michael O'Hehir
Unknown:
Derek Thompson
Talks:
Gerald Williams

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1 invites you to enjoy Both Sides Now with this week's guests:) PETE STANLEY
DE DANANN
KEITH NELSON
KARL BARNWELL
News and features from
JIM LLOYD
Bass and asides from
BRIAN BROCKLEHURST Producer BILL BEBB

Contributors

Unknown:
Pete Stanley
Unknown:
De Danann
Unknown:
Keith Nelson
Unknown:
Karl Barnwell
Bass:
Jim Lloyd
Unknown:
Brian Brocklehurst

Norrie Paramor and the BBC MIDLAND RADIO ORCHESTRA play the week's most popular tunes from Radio 2 programmes.
Introduced by Don Moss BBC Birmingham
Applications to join the listening panel should be addressed to: BBC, Pebble Mill Road, Birmingham B5 7QQ

Contributors

Introduced By:
Don Moss

Steve Race presents 45 minutes of music in varying styles. played this week by Philip Martin. Ed Welch and the Don Innes Trio Producer STUART HOBDAY

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Race
Unknown:
Philip Martin.
Unknown:
Ed Welch
Unknown:
Don Innes
Producer:
Stuart Hobday

from Wembley Conference Centre, London
Live coverage of the Final to decide the best new European popular song of the year.
The United Kingdom entry: ROCK BOTTOM
Written and sung by Lynsey de Paul and Mike Moran
Terry Wogan sets the scene and provides an on-the-spot commentary throughout the contest.
Producer
GEOFF MULLIN
At the time of going to Press the transmission of this programme was subject to confirmation

Contributors

Sung By:
Lynsey de Paul
Sung By:
Mike Moran
Unknown:
Terry Wogan
Unknown:
Geoff Mullin

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